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KCSMMHZ
Oct 9, 2012 2:30pm PDT
country's debt crisis. >> 11 finance ministers in luxembourg agreed to pass a controversial tax on financial transactions. >> the nobel prize for physics goes to the scientists from france and the u.s. >> we began in greece where tens of thousands of angry protesters filled the streets of athens on tuesday to greet german chancellor angela merkel. >> it is her first visit there since the eurozone crisis erupted. she reaffirmed their commitment to keep the debt-ridden state inside your's single currency but offered no promise of further aid. >> a new report on the greek reform process is due next month, and in the meantime, greece is negotiating highly unpopular austerity measures. protesters blamed merkel. >> this morning's peaceful protest turned violent in their early afternoon. police used tear gas to disperse demonstrators. some 40,000 people took to the streets of athens to express their anger with the eu, the austerity measures, and the german chancellor. safely away from the protests, angela merkel said she understood the problems facing many greeks. she promised help as ath
KCSMMHZ
Oct 2, 2012 2:30pm PDT
. >> republican candidate mitt romney want lower taxes and less government intervention. that's something this family agrees with, particularly when it comes to health care reform very >> health care is not our right in the sense we don't authorize the government to take for other people to provide the american people with health care. healthcare is a privilege. >> but this obama supporters sees a different america. he says the government is not giving people the help they need. >> health care is not a privilege. health-care is right. playing golf is a privilege. you don't have to play golf. >> he can afford to buy private insurance for themselves and his family, but as a presbyterian minister, he often crop -- often comes across people his lights have been turned upside down by the economic crisis. that's why a lot with most of the members of this parish council, he was to see president obama reelected. he wants to see more opportunities for those who are less well-off, especially when it comes to education. many students are left with crippling debt after graduating from college. he's a
PBS
Oct 5, 2012 6:30pm PDT
serve as an example. he publishes his tax returns on the internet. >> is this a big deal or just a storm in a teacup? our chief political correspondent joins us now. thanks for joining us. there is no suggestion whatsoever that steinbruck has done anything wrong or broken any rules. what is the fuss about? then a two things, really. there is a legitimate concern about influence and susceptible -- susceptibility to lobbying, which goes back to the fact that many of these clients with which he worked were banks and financial institutions. steinbruck has said it becomes chancellor he wants to regulate banks more closely. some people are asking the quite legitimate question -- how freely could he do so if some of them are the very same kinds with which he has been having high-paid speaking engagement? that is the one side. the other is party politics. the fact is that the christian democratic president stepped down after a great deal of pressure from the opposition over various business dealings that he had made. there were concerns about illegitimate influence there as well. this may be par
PBS
Oct 4, 2012 6:30pm PDT
, criticizing romney on education, taxes, and his budget plans. >> he is saying that he is going to pay for it by closing loopholes and deductions. the problem is that he has been asked over a hundred times how you would close those deductions and loopholes and he has not been able to identify -- >> the economy took center stage for most of the evening. romney accused obama of a lack of focus in his priorities. >> i do not know how the president could come into office facing 23 million people out of work, rising unemployment, and spend his energy and passion, for two years, fighting for obama care, instead of fighting for jobs for the american people. it has killed jobs. >> the president defended his national health care program and he called romney the wrong man to stave off future financial crises. >> does anybody out there think that the big problem we had is that there was too much oversight and regulation of wall street? because if you do, then governor romney is your candidate. >> romney has been trailing obama in the polls. it remains to be seen whether his debate performance will ch
KCSMMHZ
Oct 8, 2012 5:30pm PDT
put an export tax on the ores earlier this year. they failed to narrow their differences but agreed to continue talks over the issue. >>> some children wake up and cringe at the thought of heading into the schoolyard. they know that bullies are waiting for them. we have two reports on how schools in two countries australia and the u.s. are tackling the problem. first nhk world reports from sydney. >> reporter: this high school in south australia has set up a program to get students to confront the issue of bullying. and look at the way to tackle it. >> what kind of characteristics might a person have that leads them to get bullied a lot? a reason? >> sexuality. >> reporter: professor ken rigby is one of the leading thourts on bullying. he's been asked to lead a class addressing the issue. he gets the students to give their opinions on why bullying happens and how they can stop it. >> what might he do? what might he say? stop. yes. what else? you look for a teacher. yeah. >> reporter: professor rigby says bystanders play a key role in stopping bullies. >> the research showed 50% of t
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 7:00am EDT
to continue to pay taxes, we should not be using taxes to reward people who fail. we should be using them to reward people that want to work. everybody in this country should succeed, not just people in government. host: president obama gave an address yesterday talking about how congress should act to keep taxes low. let's take a listen. >> 97% of small-business owners will not see their taxes go up next year. this is something everybody says they agree on. it should have gotten done months ago. republicans in congress are standing in the way. there are holding tax cuts for 98% of americans hostage until they pass tax cuts for of the richest 2%. congress needs to step up and provide every responsible homeowner a chance to save $3,000 a year on mortgage at refinancing at lower rates. i give them a plan to do that in february. it is a plan that has the support of independent nonpartisan economists. republicans will not let it come to a vote. ask them how that helps homeowners. congress needs to step up and pass my plan to create a job corps to help our returning heroes find jobs as co
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
to be dealt with. it is a massive combination of taxes and spending. we have the george w. bush era tax cuts that were extended two years ago and now expire at the end of the year. these are tax cuts that lower tax rates,hat impact americans all across the income scale. you have tax breaks on higher income, lower income that would shift if congress fails to act. there are middle-class tax breaks that are part of that. congress does not do anything, almost everyone's taxes would go off. there is a sizeable package of spending cuts to the federal government, 100 billion for the next fiscal year that would hit several departments evenly across the pentagon and domestic agencies. these spending cuts were the product of white listeners would remember as the debt ceiling negotiations -- of what listeners would remember as the debt ceiling debate where leaders could not get the debt load under control and they essentially said all right, since we fail to come up with a plan to a month next year we will automatically trigger these -- to come up with a plan, next year we will automatically t
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
class tax cuts. why? because they were holding it hostage to make sure they could continue their tax cuts. and romney adds another tax cut with a total cost to the economy of $1.70 trillion. it is $250,000 a year in additional tax cuts for those same 120,000 families and anybody making more than $1 million. >> all these promises were made on the idea of hope and change and it sounded pretty good to people. but when the rhetoric went aside and the time to act occurred, the ideas are the old idea that a failed time and again. borrowing and spending and regulating and taxing and printing money, all these things do not lead to prosperity and. all these policies say take power from people, many from families and a successful small businesses and job creators, ascended to washington and then they decide. that does not work. host: that's a taste of the vice-presidential nominees over the weekend. they will go head-to-head on october 11 in their only official the bait. let's stick to your calls. will the vice-presidential candidates impact your vote? in harvey, louisiana, our first calle
CSPAN
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
of the people -- setting reasonable taxes for the welfare of the nation, protecting and maintaining, advancing the national infrastructure. generally acting as leaders. next up is sherry, watching us up in des moines, iowa. caller: i do agree with mitt romney. i think the government is getting way too big. host: next up is les in detroit. a democrat. you are on. caller: we in michigan have to decide in november whether to allow a big state to come into a city to take over and take a financial manager or an emergency manager and. i guess they think the cities who have -- local government where they can come in and remove the city officials. like the mayor, city council. now, i do not think that is what the presidential candidate mitt romney had in mind when he wanted to say states have rights. but what about the city's rights to elect their own elected officials? and i guess follow their own destiny? winnie's a government interference, i understand you are talking about the federal. but i heard mitt romney say states' rights. is it the right of the state to come into the cities and o
CSPAN
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
months. he even through the tax policy away. he just changed everything. it was really unbelievable. i think many people looked at him being more aggressive. that is what they were rewarding. once people started paying attention to exactly why he said, they would see that his -- that he told so many lies and distorted what he was trying to say. i think the president look very presidential. he was not aggressive. he explained exactly what he wanted to say. i thought the whole purpose of the debate was for each one to explain what their policy was. romney just completely changed. that is what was so -- i guess it is not so surprising, because that is what he has done is flip-floping. i hope the president would get an ad out or they show what he has been saying and what he said last night. host: that was an from north carolina. this is from the president's home town newspaper. pieces.susan page's -- piece. she writes -- the podium in front of him not even adorned with the presidential seal. at times he sounded annoyed and defensive about having his tenure challenged in a way presidents
KCSMMHZ
Oct 2, 2012 9:30am PDT
use the tax revenue the gold mine would generate. the socialist-led government does not want to talk about the controversial project on camera. if the conservatives had their way, the mine would already be open and creating jobs. >> we thought gold mining was history here. but in recent years, it is once again -- it has once again become an option. it is not an easy option. but one that is full of opportunity. >> gold is already being mined in the mountains. hear, excavations have left large craters and altered the entire landscape. >> there was once a deep valley. there was not much forest. it was mainly meadow. there were windmills' by the river, and over there was a little village. >> the mine has already created jobs here, and not just for minors. antonio gomez mendez works in the minds but also runs a bar on the side. so far, gold has brought him up -- brought him luck. >> without the mine, who would i sell beer to? no one. the place would be empty. the mine is good for the bar, the for everyone. >> for some, gold mining = economic opportunity. in this village, many people see t
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
republican plan to end medicare and fund tax cuts for millionaire and big oil companies, the generics began to spread. instead of being in a neutral environment, we were up 1, 2, 3, and when todd aiken express those horrific thoughts about legitimacy to forms of rape, the generics widened even more. when the republican or romping in the sea of galilee, the generics spread even more. these people have breweries that would end of medicare to fund -- these people have priorities that would end medicare. in august, the nbc/ "wall street journal"generic said it was up four. there is a direct correlation between generics and our ability to win back the house and right now is going in the right direction. host: you could hear more from that interview tomorrow at 10:00 in the morning on this network. vincent from detroit, michigan, good morning. caller: good morning, i started new job monday. host: congratulations. caller: i was previously working part-time in retail but prior to that i was in the health field and the hospital were that close. i was out of work for eight months and applied for hund
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
was dishonest. i am not in favor of $5 trillion tax cut. >> according to an independent nonpartisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on middle-class. >> the chairman of that independent group is from the's former company. dick cheney is on its board. newt gingrich was there as well. it's not independence, it's just not true. host: what is your reaction? guest: well, every single day the campaigns are releasing dance like that. they almost fit the topic of the day. if the other candidate has made an error, they will be on the air in ohio? within 24 hours exploiting that error. this goes back to when we talk about the impact they have. does an individual act like that -- ad like that have an impact? probably not, but there's an overall message, independents begin to form opinions about candidates. i think obama campaign advertised really heavily on ohio television through the summer and there were quite successful in getting out ahead of mitt romney in this state and defining him. rob portman could bid on the ticket. he was not. -- rob portman could have been. on
CSPAN
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
romney tax papers. i would like to see the obama budget, personally, to see how much of the taxpayer budget he planned on using. that is strictly against the rules, what he is doing. i would like to know what his name was before he changed it. host: ok. do you have indications that he did that? our last caller asked for sources, where do you get that information? caller: it was on c-span. host: chandra, california. good morning. caller: can you hear me? host: weekend. what would you like to ask tonight at the debate? caller: both presidential candidates know that there is no nation in the history of the world that has ever waged war without raising taxes. how does that affect their policy approaches to the deficit? knowing that even adam smith, to use a reliable source, will tell you that it is the quickest, surest, and nearly permanent way to implode a nation. host: what do you think the moderator could ask to get that? caller: i just find it disturbing that with all this media coverage and speeches being made from both candidates in both parties, that the two wars that they waged i
CSPAN
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
been dodging questions, not revealing their taxes, and not giving any alternatives to what obama has already proposed. from the obama side, i would like to hear the reasons why some of their positions and not been passing through the congress. host: this from don -- you can give us a call and tell us what you are looking for as the debate season commences. the baltimore sun has this piece -- dan barry, connecticut, keith on our republican line. caller: i will not be watching the debate tomorrow night. i have seen enough of the show that they put on and it's not real. the questions are staged and the moderators are chosen by the candidates. the questions are preselected. only certain people [no audio] they will disagree on a couple things to make some highlights in tomorrow's news. other than that, you have two of the same guys on either side of the stage in a choreographed event. there's lots of other strings that are choreographed on tv that would be a lot more entertaining than this staged event for a candidate that the gop forced down everybody's throats. nobody wanted him last ti
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
us to a balanced budget to have more people working, earning more money and paying taxes and that's by far the most effective and efficient way to get this budget balanced. >> paul: welcome to the journal editorial report. i'm paul gigot. a big night in denver on wednesday, as president barack obama, and mitt romney met for the first presidential debate and the candidates sparred as you heard over taxes and the deficit as well as health care. wall street reform and the role of government. with mitt romney taking some sharp shots at the president's record these past four years. >> we're seeing right now is, in my view, a trickle down government approach which has government thinking it can do a better job than free people pursuing their dreams and that's not working the. proof of that is 23 million people out of work and the proof one out of six people in poverty, the proof 32 million on food stamps to 47 million on food stamps the proof of that 50% of college graduates this year can't find work. >> paul: there's little doubt romney's commander performance helped the g.o.p. ticket. t
CNBC
Oct 7, 2012 7:30pm EDT
raise taxes and close loopholes. uh got to have all the three working in concert to de-leverage out of the system we are in. $40 billion makes sense to me. qe3 makes sense to me up to a point. i did note in the minutes that i would read from the minute that is if unemployment is above say 6.5% and inflation is below 3%, you're going to continue to see qe3 from one month to the next, but one you are getting close to the numbers they will start to shut it down. $40 billion a month will inflate the monetary supply by 15% a year. that's not something we are accustomed to seeing. we are de-leveraging but at some point inflation creeps into the process. >> tom, what about the civil suit that we saw this week, the civil suit by new york state attorney general against jpmorgan chase, they are alleging widespread company by the bear stearns business by the sale of mortgage-backed securities back in 2008. first, do you think this is a day late and dollar short and is it fair to target jpmorgan chase since they were forced to acquire the company during the financial crisis? >> it is always tou
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. >> you have to pay taxes for the rest of your life. >> liberals are more likely to watch law and order. >> tonight, pbs will not be the worst think on television. >> what difference does that make. >> if you wanted to reach an independent swing woman voter by the house and garden channel, if you want to reach a republican leaning law bu less likely to vote swing manning guy the golf channel. >> he did research on blacks who might vote for bush and many are christians that watch these tv preachers. >> now in the name of jesus, i command this debt out of my life. >> so he placed advertisements there. >> in ohio, bush got 8% of the african-american voted. in 2004 he got 16%. because we were able to identify their history was overwhelmingly democratic we had clues they might be reachable. >> this year they want to reachg voters in these ten states. >> you take a map of the united states and you just cross them out. we can't win here. >> john: for most of us really don't count. we live in the wrong state. i live in new york. my state votes will go to obama. if all new york swing voter
NBC
Oct 7, 2012 2:30am EDT
and then you have to raise taxes and close loopholes. you have to have all three working in concert to deleverage out of the system we are in. $40 billion makes sense to me. q with e 3 makes sense to me up to a point. i noted in the minutes that i would read from the minutes that if unemployment is above say 6 1/2% and inflation is below 3% you are going to see qe-3 from one month to the next. once you get close to the numbers i think they will shut it down. $40 billion a month will inflate the monetary supply by 15% a year. that's not something we are accustom to seeing. we are deleveraging. at some point inflation creeps in to the process. >>> what about the civil suit that we saw? we saw a civil suit by new york state attorney general against jpmorgapapmorgan chase. they are alleging fraud in the bear sterns business in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in 2008. first, do you think this is a day late and dollar short and is it fair to target jpmorgan chase since they were forced to acquire the company during the financial crisis? it. >> is always tough when a parent has to p
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